Department of Surgery

Ruy J. Cruz Jr., MD, PhD

  • General Surgery Resident (PGY-5)

Education & Training

  • BS, Instituto Adventista de Ensina
  • MD, University of Santo Amaro School of Medicine
  • PhD, Univ of São Paulo Medical School
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery Residency, Santa Casa School of Medicine
  • Pancreatic Transplantation Fellowship, Beneficiência Portuguesa and Albert Einstein Hospitals
  • Multiorgan Transplantation Fellowship, Thomas E. Starzl Transplant Institute, UPMC

Representative Publications

Dr. Cruz's publications can be reviewed through PubMed.

Research, Clinical, and/or Academic Interests

  • Medical management of intestinal failure
  • Short gut syndrome
  • Autologous gastrointestinal reconstruction
  • Intestinal and multivisceral transplantation